Boca Bargoons invites shoppers into an expertly curated showroom of textiles from a number of designers. Bargain bolts and one-of-a-kind imported fabrics satisfy projects of every scale and budget. The current stock ranges from $6.99 per yard to $89 per yard for fabrics. Find a swatch of velvet to upholster an armchair or red cupcake (about $24.99/yard), or pick up embroidered silk to use for a luxurious throw ($32.99/yard). Boca Bargoons's crafters also fashion custom draperies, upholstery, and furniture, allowing homeowners to clothe their rooms in fashionable styles even if they don't own their own sewing machine. Learn about different fabrics here, or swing by to consult with a knowledgeable staffer before laying the first stitches for a leather slipcover for the shed.
Simply put, the Rhino Tree Service team is passionate about the preservation of trees. They also understand the danger that damaged, diseased, and dead trees pose to people, buildings, and vehicles. The green-thumbed grounds crew typically removes trees piece by piece—as opposed to hacking and yelling "Timber!" at unsuspecting passersby—to avoid damaging customers' lawns. Customers also call on Rhino Tree Service for other landscaping projects, including tree trimming, land clearing, and stump grinding.
X-Stream Services LLC's leader of more than two decades, Jon Copeland, marshals a team of licensed and insured technicians that performs all duties related to construction and construction maintenance. While specializing in contract work with homeowner associations and large multifamily developments, the outfit also takes on projects for single-family homes on individual bases. These services include upkeep such as pressure washing driveways, erecting fences, and replacing doors.
The staff at McSteamy’s Professional Carpet Cleaning send their namesake steam deep into carpets with the Rotovac Powerwand, a piece of carpet-cleaning technology in which each technician is professionally trained. The company’s owner, Ryan Berry, has ten years of carpet-cleaning experience and, together with his staff, works to scour carpets, prevent dust mites, oust bacteria, and remove pet stains. They also clean air ducts, upholstery, and grout.
Bring a project to Carter House Gallery & Framing and you’ll be presented with a seemingly endless selection of materials—the shop boasts more than 2,500 frames and 2,000 different mattes. As the on-site gallery (with pieces from both local and national artists) suggests, the team can expertly frame a variety of artworks and photographs. However, their projects aren’t limited to traditional subjects; in addition to memorabilia such as jerseys, Carter House’s team can frame flat screen televisions and digital photo frames. They can also restore family photographs that faded after people hung them in their car windows so they could use the carpool lane.
After seven years spent as a banker, Fish Window Cleaning founder Mike Merrick decided to try his hand at something that mattered. He packed up his business acumen, drew up a plan, designed his own uniforms, and finally opened shop in 1978. With his characteristic hands-on approach he grew the small business from one location into a bustling network of 220 franchises spread across 40 states and one lonely lunar outpost. Today, Mike's foundational principle of pairing residents with thorough, uniformed professionals continues to impress organizations, earning accolades from Entrepreneur magazine and a Torch Award from the Better Business Bureau.